Sales Assistant Job Description
C and J Brothers is a family owned Wholesale Produce company operating out of the Hunts Point Produce Market located in the South Bronx. We are direct importers and distributors of fresh produce offering a full line of fruits and vegetables to supermarkets, wholesalers, delivery companies, restaurants and more! We are a nonstop twenty four hour operation open Sunday through Friday.
We operate in a commodities market with prices that fluctuate hourly, daily and weekly. Produce is a perishable item that has a very short sales window. There are very few sales items that go from valued at "x" to going to the dump aka negative value in just a few days. We handle over 300 variations of produce items and sizes. This is a high pressure and fast paced environment where there is an endless amount of information to learn. There is never a dull day.
Candidates must be proficient with computers and general technology. Candidates must be familiar with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook as well as other basic computer programs. Candidate must be pro-active and creative in his or her responsibilities.
Skills: Reliable, Excellent time management skills. Must be proficient with computers and software such as Excel. Detail orientated. Able to learn things quickly and accurately. Self-Motivated and ability to work well with others.
Compensation will be offered based on experience and qualifications. Successful sales assistants will be eligible for expanded roles such as Warehouse manager, Salesman and Checker.
Sales assistant will be placed into the Teamsters Local 202 Union. Must be able to work between the hours of 7:00PM - 5:00AM (Shifts are 8 hours but some degree of flexibility in hours is required)